Zestworld Will Give Comic Book Creators a Bigger Stake

Many comic book characters anchor global franchises, but their creators—or the writers and artists who helped popularize them—haven’t always shared that success. ZestworldA new subscription-based platform scheduled to launch in early 2022, it hopes to change that. Zestworld It will allow comic book writers and artists to submit new works and reap the benefits – …

Brandi Carlile, The Bigger Than Life and The Suffering Person

2020 quarantine and isolation did not succumb Brandi Carlile. The exact opposite. Her seventh album “In These Silent Days” challenges the extremes of Carlile’s songwriting. He empathizes, apologizes and makes accusations. He is right and self-doubt. She sings joyous lullabies and screams with her mouth full. The album reaffirms and polishes his ambitions. Carlile’s music …

The Paralympic Games Will Open With Empty Tribunes But A Bigger Stage

TOKYO — A Paralympic swimmer trains for a while in the cold Arkansas River after the coronavirus pandemic cut off her access to the pool. Another borrowed a swimming bench, installed it in his garage in Minnesota, and simulated his strokes against the resistance of a pulley system. This was the closest he came to …

The Yankees’ Andrew Velazquez Is Living Something Bigger Than His Dreams

Andrew Velazquez attended numerous Yankee games as a child, but had no recollection of attending a game against the team’s toughest opponents. “These tickets were probably too expensive for me,” said Velazquez, a Bronx native, when asked if he had visited the Red Sox’s Yankee Stadium on Wednesday. Velazquez, 27, spoke while wearing a back-mounted …